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Knowledge as Power: Criminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America

Wayne A. Logan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757102
eISBN:
9780804771399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757102.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Societies have long sought security by identifying potentially dangerous individuals in their midst. America is surely no exception. This book traces the evolution of a modern technique that has come ... More


Robinson Jeffers and the American Sublime

Robert Zaller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775632
eISBN:
9780804781022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775632.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is devoted to the major American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962). Jeffers, the best known poet of California and the American West, particularly valorized the Big Sur region, making it ... More


Post Mortem

in Robinson Jeffers and the American Sublime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775632
eISBN:
9780804781022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775632.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Jeffers' project of the sublime embraced both experience and existence in a single vision. Many streams fed into it, including Kantian idealism, its Emersonian variant, and ... More


Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Elizabeth A. Foster

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Faith in Empire is an innovative exploration of French colonial rule in West Africa, conducted through the prism of religion and religious policy. It examines the relationships among French Catholic ... More


Conclusion

Toufoul Abou-Hodeib

in A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799799
eISBN:
9781503601475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799799.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion looks at how a study of middle-class domesticity in late Ottoman Beirut contributes to demystifying the idea of “Westernization.” It suggests that it would be more useful to think of ... More


Sam Clemens the Missourian: Early Acquaintances with “Chinamen”

Selina Lai-Henderson

in Mark Twain in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789646
eISBN:
9780804794756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789646.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter begins with Clemens’s early adventures in the American West in the 1860s. What Clemens witnessed in the frontier would contradict the founding ideals that he once learned as a child in ... More


Conclusion: “Electricity for All”

Sunila S. Kale

in Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The conclusion extends the arguments of the previous chapters in two directions. The first and larger of the two tasks considers how well the arguments of the book travel to other states in India. ... More


Whom Did the East Germans Trust? Popular Opinion on Threats of War, Confrontation, and Détente in the German Democratic Republic, 1968–1989

Jens Gieseke

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter outlines ideological, official, and bottom-up trust regimes within East Germany, examining the attitude of the East German population toward its own government and that of the Federal ... More


Trust through Familiarity: Transatlantic Relations and Public Diplomacy in the 1980s

Reinhild Kreis

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter investigates public diplomacy as an attempt to (re)build trust within the Western alliance during the late 1970s and 1980s. Public diplomacy was supposed to help prevent the alleged ... More


East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey

Kader Konuk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769747
eISBN:
9780804775755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769747.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated society. The book asks why philologists like Erich Auerbach found humanism ... More


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